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Brownfield Redevelopment Assistance

Brownfield Redevelopment Assistance What Does Brownfield Redevelopment Mean for a Community?  The U.S. EPA offers financial assistance to economically disadvantaged communities in need of revitalization.  Many of these areas contain vacant buildings and properties that have environmental issues like asbestos, lead, or soil and groundwater contamination.  A

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Brownfield Grants Help Ohio Communities

Ohio Brownfield Grants Help Local Communities Dayton included in distributions for Brownfield Grants in Ohio The U.S. EPA announced that the following communities will receive between $200,000 and $820,000 in Brownfield grant money for assessment  and cleanup activities:           Cuyahoga County Dayton Lorain

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Surviving an EPA Inspection – Part 4 Hazardous Waste Inspections

Hazardous Waste Inspections There are several different types of hazardous waste inspections involving : Planned Inspections to evaluate certain industry types (Small quantity generators or Large quantity generators) Complaint Inspections S. EPA Inspections Inspectors look at Used Oil waste, hazardous waste and universal waste.   Hazardous Waste requires

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OSHA Control of Hazardous Energy Lockout/Tagout Part III

Stay in Compliance with Hazardous Energy Lockout / Tagout Requirements OSHA standard 1910.147  What does the standard cover? This standard covers the servicing and maintenance of machines and equipment in which the unexpected energization or startup of the machines or equipment, or release of stored energy, could

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OSHA Control of Hazardous Energy Lockout/Tagout – Part II

Staying in Compliance with OSHA Lockout / Tagout Requirements Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) OSHA standard 1910.147  OSHA Required Employee Training and Communication  The employer shall provide training to ensure that the purpose and function of the energy control program are understood by employees and that the

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OSHA – Control of Hazardous Energy Lockout/Tagout Part I

Staying in Compliance with Lockout/Tagout Requirements, Part 1 Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) OSHA standard 1910.147 What does the OSHA standard cover? This lockout/tagout standard covers the servicing and maintenance of machines and equipment in which the unexpected energization or startup of the machines or equipment, or

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Hazard Communication Standard (Hazcom)

Hazard Communication Standard (Hazcom) HAZCOM Update OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.1200  The Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) is now aligned with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). This update to the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) will provide a common and coherent approach to classifying

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Who Is Responsible for Wetlands?

Who Is Responsible for Wetlands? Wetlands are present on my property.  What are my options?   Ohio is rich in wetland resources, with more than 400,000 acres of wetlands are located within the state’s boundaries.  However, in pre-settlement times, the state boasted more than 5,000,000 acres of

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